How to buy GoDaddy shares

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GoDaddy Inc is a software-infrastructure business based in the US. GoDaddy shares (GDDY.US) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. GoDaddy employs 7,024 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $3.2 billion.

How to buy shares in GoDaddy

  1. Choose a platform. If you're a beginner, our share-dealing table below can help you choose.
  2. Open your account. You'll need your ID, bank details and national insurance number.
  3. Confirm your payment details. You'll need to fund your account with a bank transfer, debit card or credit card.
  4. Search the platform for stock code: GDDY in this case.
  5. Research GoDaddy shares. The platform should provide the latest information available.
  6. Buy your GoDaddy shares. It's that simple.
The whole process can take as little as 15 minutes.

GoDaddy share price

Use our graph to track the performance of GDDY stocks over time.

GoDaddy shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-01-23.
Latest market close$N/A
52-week range$40.25 - $91.81
50-day moving average $83.5788
200-day moving average $77.5518
Wall St. target price$96.62
PE ratio 75.5699
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.933
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Share dealing platform comparison

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Name Product Price per trade Frequent trader rate Platform fees Brand description
Fineco
£2.95
£2.95
Zero platform fee
Your first 100 trades are free with Fineco, T&Cs apply.
Fineco Bank is good for share traders and investors looking for a complete platform and wide offer. Capital at risk.
eToro Free Stocks
0% commission, no markup, no ticket fee, no management fee
N/A
Withdrawal fee & GDP to USD deposit conversion
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Stake
£0
£0
Zero platform fee
Join and receive a free share worth up to £100
Access unlimited commission-free trading on 3,800+ US stocks and ETFs with Stake. Capital at risk.
IG
0% commission on US shares, and £3 on UK shares
From £5
£0 - £24 per quarter
IG is good for experienced traders, and offers learning resources for beginners, all with wide access to shares, ETFs and funds. Capital at risk.
Degiro Share Dealing
£1.75 + 0.022% (max £5.00)
£1.75 + 0.022% (max £5.00)
Portfolio transfer fees (in & out)
Degiro is widely seen as one of the best low-cost share brokers, for people who are looking to trade regularly. Capital at risk.
Hargreaves Lansdown Fund and Share Account
£11.95
£5.95
No fees
Hargreaves Lansdown is the UK's number one platform for private investors, with the depth of features you'd expect from an established platform. Capital at risk.
Interactive Investor
From £7.99 on the Investor Service Plan
From £7.99 on the Investor Service Plan
No transfer fees or exit fees. £9.99 a month on the Investor Service Plan
Open an ISA, Trading Account or SIPP you will get £100 of free trades to buy or sell any investment (new customers only).
Interactive Investor offers everything most investors need. Its flat fees makes it pricey for small portfolios, but cheap for big ones. Capital at risk.
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Name Product Minimum deposit Maximum annual fee Price per trade Brand description
Interactive Investor stocks and shares ISA
Any lump sum or £25 a month
£119.88
£7.99
Interactive Investor offers everything most investors need. Its flat fees makes it pricey for small portfolios, but cheap for big ones. Capital at risk.
Moneyfarm stocks and shares ISA
£1500
0.75%
£0
Moneyfarm helps you meet your investment goals with fully-managed portfolios designed around you. Capital at risk.
Hargreaves Lansdown stocks and shares ISA
£100
0.45%
£11.95
Hargreaves Lansdown is the UK's biggest wealth manager. It's got everything you'll need, from beginners to experienced investors. Capital at risk.
Nutmeg stocks and shares ISA
£100
0.75%
£0
Nutmeg offers three types of portfolios. Choose the one that goes with your investment style. Capital at risk.
Saxo Markets stocks and shares ISA
No minimum deposit requirement
0.12%
£8.00
Saxo Markets offers a wide access to a range of stocks, ETFs and funds. Capital at risk.
AJ Bell stocks and shares ISA
£500
0.25%
£9.95
AJ Bell is a good all-rounder for people who to choose between shares, funds, ISAs and pensions. Capital at risk.
Fidelity stocks and shares ISA
£1000 or a regular savings plan from £50
0.35%
£10.00
Fidelity is another good all-rounder, offering a good package at a decent price. Not suited for trading shares. Capital at risk.
Legal & General stocks and shares ISA
Legal & General stocks and shares ISA
£100 or £20 a month
0.61%
N/A
Legal & General is a big financial services company which offers insurance, lifetime mortgage, pensions and stocks and shares ISAs. Capital at risk.
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Name Product Minimum investment Choose from Annual fee Brand description
Interactive Investor Pension
Any lump sum or £25 a month
Over 3,000 funds
£10/month
interactive investor is a flat-fee platform, which makes it cost effective for larger portfolios. Capital at risk.
Moneyfarm Pension
£1,500 (initial investment)
7 funds
0.35%-0.75%
Moneyfarm has pensions that are matched against your risk appetite, goals and planned retirement date. Capital at risk.
AJ Bell Pension
£1,000
Over 2,000 funds
0.05-0.25%
AJ Bell has two different pension options, a self managed pension and one that is managed for you. Capital at risk.
PensionBee Pension
No minimum
7 funds
0.5% - 0.95%
Pension Bee is a newbie in the pension market. It helps consolidate your pension plans into one place. Capital at risk.
Hargreaves Lansdown Pension
£100 or £25 a month
2,500 funds
0-0.45%
Hargreaves Lansdown is the UK's biggest wealth manager. It's got three different retirement options. Capital at risk.
Saxo Markets Pension
Saxo Markets Pension
£10
Over 11,000 funds
No annual fee
Saxo Markets gives flexibility and control over your investment strategy. Capital at risk.
Penfold
Penfold
No minimum
4 portfolios
0.75-0.88%
Moneybox Pension
£1
3 funds
0.15% - 0.45% charged monthly
Manage your money with an easy-to-use Moneybox app. Capital at risk.
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Is it a good time to buy GoDaddy stock?

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Is GoDaddy under- or over-valued?

Valuing GoDaddy stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of GoDaddy's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

GoDaddy's P/E ratio

GoDaddy's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 76x. In other words, GoDaddy shares trade at around 76x recent earnings.

That's relatively high compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The high P/E ratio could mean that investors are optimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're over-valued.

GoDaddy's PEG ratio

GoDaddy's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 6.61. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into GoDaddy's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

GoDaddy's EBITDA

GoDaddy's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $491.9 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a GoDaddy's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

GoDaddy financials

Revenue TTM $3.2 billion
Operating margin TTM 9.05%
Gross profit TTM $2 billion
Return on assets TTM 2.95%
Return on equity TTM -195.23%
Profit margin -15.67%
Book value $2.868
Market capitalisation $14.1 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

How to short and sell GoDaddy shares

  1. Create a CFD or spread betting account.
  2. Search for the stock code. E.g. "GDDY.US"
  3. Choose your position size.
  4. Select "sell" rather than "buy".
  5. Confirm your position and keep tabs on it. You may wish to set limits on your position.

There are currently 6.2 million GoDaddy shares held short by investors – that's known as GoDaddy's "short interest". This figure is 7.2% down from 6.6 million last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting GoDaddy shares can be evaluated.

GoDaddy's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

GoDaddy's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of GoDaddy shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of GoDaddy shares traded daily (recently around 1.0 million). GoDaddy's SIR currently stands at 5.94. In other words for every 100,000 GoDaddy shares traded daily on the market, roughly 5940 shares are currently held short.

However GoDaddy's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of GoDaddy shares, or, against the total number of tradable GoDaddy shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case GoDaddy's short interest could be expressed as 0.04% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 GoDaddy shares in existence, roughly 40 shares are currently held short) or 0.0368% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable GoDaddy shares, roughly 37 shares are currently held short).

A SIR below 10% would generally be considered to indicate a fairly optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against GoDaddy.

Find out more about how you can short GoDaddy stock.

GoDaddy share dividends

We're not expecting GoDaddy to pay a dividend over the next 12 months. However, you can browse other dividend-paying shares in our guide.

GoDaddy share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, GoDaddy's shares have ranged in value from as little as $40.25 up to $91.81. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

GDDY.US volatility(beta: 0.96)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while GoDaddy's is 0.9564. This would suggest that GoDaddy's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

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GoDaddy overview

GoDaddy Inc. designs and develops cloud-based technology products in the United States and internationally. The company provides domain name registration product that enables to engage customers at the initial stage of establishing a digital identity. It also offers shared Website hosting products that provide various applications and products such as web analytics, SSL certificates, and WordPress; Website hosting on virtual private servers and virtual dedicated servers products, which allows customers to select the server configuration suited for their applications, requirements, and growth; managed hosting products to set up, monitor, maintain, secure, and patch software and servers for customers; and security products, a suite of tools designed to help secure customers' online presence. In addition, the company provides presence products, such as Websites + Marketing, a mobile-optimized online tool that enables customers to build Websites and online stores; a range of marketing tools and services designed to help businesses acquire and engage customers, as well as search engine optimization that helps customers get their Websites found on search sites; and social media management services. Further, it offers business application products, such as Microsoft Office 365, email accounts, email marketing, and telephony services. The company serves small businesses, individuals, organizations, developers, designers, and domain investors. GoDaddy Inc. was incorporated in 2014 and is headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona.

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